DENO-6F1285: Roman Coin: Denarius of Faustina I

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Unique ID: DENO-6F1285

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman Coin: Silver denarius, commemorative issue of Faustina I, died AD 141. Reverse type showing Ceres, veiled standing left & holding a torch. Minted AD 141-150.

Coin Reference: cf. RIC III, number 362.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 141
Date to: Circa AD 150

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 16.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th November 1999

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Charlotte Burrill
Identified by: Ms Charlotte Burrill

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E6948

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Faustina the Elder
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Draped bust right (with elaborate beaded hairstyle)
Obverse inscription: DIVA FAVSTINA

Reverse description: Ceres veiled standing left holding torch & raising robe
Reverse inscription: AVGVSTA

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
To be known as: Kirklington Area

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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